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  1. Molehill out of a mountain

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for that moment. 'Go right ahead,' I will say, adding that he can find the requisite US$47,000 himself. Anyway, I figure that there is nothing extreme about climbing the 8,850-metre mountain ... mountaineering equipment. Nowadays, using oxygen is considered cheating by some, clothing is made of frostbite-resistant fabric, and technology has meant that the going is comparatively light and easy. ...

  2. Brokeback Mountain charity preview

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Can't wait to visit Brokeback Mountain? We mean see the movie, that is. The eagerly awaited Ang Lee picture will come out, um, we mean will be released this Thursday. However, if you want to catch an advance screening, the Hong Kong Aids Foundation is holding a charity preview tomorrow at the Palace IFC at 9.30pm. The screening also celebrates ...

  3. Shouting at the Mountain

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Shouting at the Mountain by Andrew and Elsie Tu Chameleon Press $145 Mu Kuang English School on Kung Lok Road in Kwun Tong is a sturdy structure looking much like any other ... work of Elsie and Andrew Tu. Shout at the Mountain, the first chapters written by Andrew Tu before he died in 2001 and thence by Elsie Tu, is subtitled 'A Hong Kong story of love ...

  4. Oscars win for director Ang Lee is bitter-sweet

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the prize for best picture. 'It was a loss and a gain,' Lee said after being named best director for Brokeback Mountain. 'I was happy about winning but not being able to win the best ... Golden Bear. But it was Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon that secured his top position in Hollywood. Brokeback Mountain has won awards worldwide since it premiered at last September's Venice ...

  5. Actor's death fuels the fire

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... performances in movies like Brokeback Mountain, so did his discomfort over the paparazzi. Four years ago he bought a three-floor house in Sydney's exclusive Bronte Beach, hoping it would become ...

  6. movie buff

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to keep you awake at night. The film opens on March 2. Brokeback Mountain Director: Ang Lee Starring: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams Prelude: Based on a short ... The story: Ledger and Gyllenhaal (above) play two cowboys hired as sheep herders in Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Their friendship by the campfire evolves into a 20-year forbidden love affair. ...

  7. Belgian trial bikers in stunt fest

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Belaey brothers perform daring tricks on promotional tour, writes Michelle Chan Kenny and Wesley Belaey astonished the audience in Tsim Sha Tsui by performing daring tricks on their trial bikes last week. The excitement started off with a speedy two-wheel ...

  8. Learning a lesson from the Oscars

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Crash, was about racial intolerance in Los Angeles; pre-awards favourite Brokeback Mountain- which won the best director prize for Taiwan's Ang Lee- addressed a taboo sexual affair; ...

  9. Not the real deal

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The meaning of shanzhai has changed over the years: Literally means 'mountain village' Used to refer to a clan of outlaws in a far-flung mountain outpost or disillusioned farmers who launched uprisings against repressive regimes Later referred to mainland mobile phone knock-offs Now applies to anything that is not original, authentic or professionally ...

  10. Taiwan celebrates with Ang Lee

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the bubbly to celebrate his brother's biggest filmmaking successes with their 81-year-old mother, Yang Si-chuang. Lee Kang was a little disappointed that Brokeback Mountain failed to take ... Fighting back tears, Ms Yang said she felt sorry that she could not share the moment with her late husband, who died during the filming of Brokeback Mountain. President Chen Shui-bian ...




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